Harry Stottle wrote:
::: I have a hedge that I want to really lower a lot. However, my cheap
::: electric hedge cutter won't touch it - most of the wood is half inch
::: in diameter and more, at that depth into the hedge. My petrol chain
::: saw soon jams up with foliage and small branches - and isn't really
::: the right tool for the job.
::: Any thoughts? Would a BIG hedge cutter (petrol?, electric?) cope
::: with this sort of stuff? Unfortunately I can't get next door's
::: tractor, with its hedging attachment, near enough.
:: When I had a similar problem on what I suspect was a much shorter
:: hedge than yours, I used the electric cutters to trim back to the
:: thick wood, then used some log handled secateures to get through the
:: big stuff.
Use loppers to cut the thick would to the required hight and width then trim
to a neat finish with the hedge trimmer
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